Dental Procedures

Your Complete Dental Implant Guide: Everything You Need to Know

If you are considering dental implants, then you are in good company. This tooth replacement option has become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. This guide will cover everything you need to know about dental implants, including what they are, the benefits they offer, and how to care for them. Dental Implants – What Are They? Dental […]

Dental Fear In Children: Brought On By Parents?

Two studies – one conducted in Washington State, and whose findings were published in the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and another conducted in Madrid, Spain, and whose findings were reported in 2012 in Science Daily, reinforce earlier findings that show a direct relationship between parental dental fear and that of their children. The Washington study looked at dental fear among 421 […]

The Many Types Of Sedation Dentistry

There are many reasons to choose sedation dentistry. Perhaps anxiety is an issue, or your teeth are extremely sensitive. You may have a low pain threshold, an easily triggered gag reflex, or need a lot of work done in one visit. If you think sedation dentistry might be right for you, this procedure is something we are happy to discuss […]

Healthy Summer Foods

It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds. the doctor will tell you that your teeth, gums, and tissues all rely on an appropriate mix of vitamins and minerals to maintain good oral health no matter what time of year. In previous studies, nutrients in fruits and vegetables such as dietary fiber, potassium, and antioxidants have […]

Memorial Day: Parades, Remembrance, And The Unofficial Start Of Summer!

“The purpose of all war is peace.” – Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American flags being waved in the air on a beautiful day in late May, that is what Memorial Day is all about. It is a federal holiday celebrated with town […]

What Are Dental Sealants?

You’re constantly playing defense. Your child spends two minutes in the morning and two minutes at night carefully brushing and flossing with a fluoride toothpaste. You make sure sugary and acidic foods are not a major part of your diets. Your child visits our Trenton, Michigan office for regular exams and cleanings. Really, how can a cavity get past all […]

Dental Filling Options

You’ve made an appointment at our Trenton, Michigan office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Now it’s decision time. What kind of filling should you choose? Well, that depends. There are durability, aesthetic, and price considerations involved in any of your choices, so let’s look […]

Transformational Dental Goals For Your Dream Smile

Learning the importance of good oral health is the first step to considering different options to achieve your dental goals. When you value oral health as much as general wellbeing, you are closer to achieving and maintaining a long-lasting, healthy smile. Let’s look at some of the different transformational dental goals that lead to improved oral health for a more fulfilling lifestyle and […]

Can I Use Mouthwash Instead Of Flossing?

While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes in two categories. Some are considered cosmetic. This type of rinse provides temporary relief from bad breath and has a pleasant taste. These do not actually kill any […]

Pros And Cons Of Veneers

You might have a small chip in a tooth from an unfortunate encounter with peanut brittle, or even several chips from a touch football game that got a little out of hand. Perhaps you have a gap in your teeth that you’ve always wanted to address. Or it could be that you are not happy with the shape or color […]